Mar 092011
 
Phillies, Charlie Manuel close to contract extension

By Justin Adkins: Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said today that a contract extension could be coming soon.  Per csnphilly.com, it’s going to be a two-year extension for around $4 million per season. “We’re close, but it’s not official,” Manuel said. “We’re close. … In some ways, I’m kind of glad to have it over with. I want to stay [More…]

Mar 092011
 
Chase Utley out indefinitely with continued knee trouble

By Justin Adkins:  What was once termed “general soreness”, then patellar tendonitis (or tendinitis, depending on your grasp of the English language), has now escalated to Chase Utley basically being shut down indefinitely while his knee situation is treated and dealt with.  This morning, Phillies team physician Michael Ciccotti released the following statement:  “Chase has had mild [More…]

Mar 092011
 
Phillies Spring Training Gameday: 03.09.11 vs. Tigers, 1:05pm

By Justin Adkins: The Phillies take on the Detroit Tigers today at 1:05pm.  Joe Blanton gets the start. The game isn’t on TV but is on MLB Gameday Audio. Head to the PSC Phillies message board and follow all the action in the Gameday Thread right here. WORLD BLEEPING CHAMPIONS: Phillies blog PhillySportsCentral.com – Philadelphia sports news, rumors, blogs, & message board [More…]

Flyers beat Oilers to end slump

 Posted by at 8:28 am
Mar 092011
 
Flyers beat Oilers to end slump

March 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “The Flyers were in a tailspin because they grew complacent with a big first-place lead. That was one theory. The Flyers were slumping because they were slowed by the flu, and because The Driven One, coach Peter Laviolette, worked them too hard during three grueling practices last week. That was another [More…]

Sixers race past Pacers

 Posted by at 8:20 am
Mar 092011
 
Sixers race past Pacers

March 9 Philadelphia Inquirer: “Doug Collins said it was crucial for his team to get off to a quick start. It looked as if the 76ers coach took his team to the nearby Indianapolis Motor Speedway for some incentive. Click here for complete article… Click here to Comment and Discuss on the PSC 76ers message [More…]